Ipad Project new thread

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  1. jaden1592

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    So basically my ipad fell off my car and wrecked the aluminum housing, im bringing it back to life in a new housing made of acrylic. (see through plastic)

    I made a new thread because Have some changes and new ideas but here is the progress. Acrylic is being shipped it's translucent blue, and the ipad out of the aluminum case is being detected by the computer and holding a charge. I soldered the battery to the mother board with some wires and it working out great so far... just waiting for the acrylic and a new LCD come in the mail.:)
     

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    Tim SPRACKLEN iPad Legend

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    Wow - an iPad in a transparent housing - how cool would that be!! Keep us up-to-date on progress and take lots of pictures.

    Tim
     
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    Yes sir this is going to be updated as much as i can. I am going to document this on video too
     
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    Thanks - maybe even market the acrylic case!! The video would be great too!!

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    I am going to move your thread over to our DIY Section.

    Good Luck!
     
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    I am really intrigued by what you are doing and look forward to seeing how you do it. Good Luck!!!
     
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    Wow! That's going to be cool!
     
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    Ipad update.

    got the LCD in the mail. it looks beautiful. only one problem the digitalizer doesn't work. i ordered a new one,,, not to worry. the acrylic is coming in the mail still im going to take some good pics of the assembly on it. SO far so good. Oh there's a light from behind the lcd the whole thing is illuminated so i am thinking when its in the transparent case the whole thing is gonna light up blue


    Those are the pics showing the new lcd
     

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    Is this the 'light bleeding' problem that afflicts many iPad2s or something else?

    Tim
     
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    No sir, The light is coming from behind the lcd; underneath it. the lcd from the front looks great. I just like the light from the bottom because it will light up the box and give it a cool effect. check out the pictures
     
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    OK - yes, that would be really great. I see what you mean now. This is going to turn out to be one great project!!

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    I would just die, though, if my iPad was in such a state. I felt a sting when I saw the pictures!
     
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    I know this happened to me about 8 months ago. I was so sad I didnt even want to look at it.
     
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    FAvor

    Anyone in Orange county Ca wanna let me use their table saw to cut some acrylic?:)
     
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    A table saw? I have a brother with one, but I'm in Australia, but would that give you a fine enough cut. Here our hardware stores allow us to bring in things we want cut, they only charge a couple of dollars for it. Do they do that there. Might be an option.
     

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